Online Gambling Sites in French Guiana - May 2024

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Gambling Laws in French Guiana 

Gambling in French Guiana is partly legal under the current legislation of this French-speaking Caribbean island. Due to the restrictive French Guiana gambling laws, there are no land-based casinos in this overseas collectivity of France. Although there are no specific online gambling laws in French Guiana, much of the online gambling is also considered to be illegal, the only exception being the poker sites, lotto and sports betting which was legalized with the issuance of the Law 2010-476 dated 12 May 2010 on opening the online gambling and betting market to competition and regulation (Loi no. 2010-476 du 12 mai 2010 relative à l'ouverture à la concurrence et à la régulation du secteur des jeux d'argent et de hasard en ligne). The closest casinos in the area can be found on some of the neighboring islands. There were various proposals for the introduction of new gambling legalization on the island in the past years which especially stressed that the positive tax policies which obtain on the island might boost the gambling industry, once established. However, none of the talks have ensued in any action towards legalizing fully gambling and online gambling on French Guiana, as of January 2018.

Is Online Gambling Legal on French Guiana?

Partly. Only online poker, lotto, and sports betting are legal in French Guiana. 

Online Casinos in French Guiana

As of January 2019, there are no licensed online casinos in French Guiana. While various other forms of online gambling games are legal in this overseas French collectivity, online casinos, similar to in France, are not legal. Access to foreign internet casino sites is also considered to be illegal. 

Online Poker in French Guiana

Online poker sites in French Guiana are legal, as of January 2019. Although there are no specific French Guiana online poker laws, the general gambling legislation allows for their legal organization. Winamax and, two online poker providers licensed under the French law, are some of the most visited poker sites by residents of French Guiana. Access to foreign online poker sites is blocked by the authorities of the island.

Online Lottery in French Guiana

French Guiana online lottery laws are derived from the agreement between the community of French Guiana and La Française des Jeux, June 28, 2013. According to these documents, La Française des Jeux is authorized as the only company to offer its games for online lotto in French Guiana on the lotto market. Thus, all lotto and online games available for play in France are also available for playing in the French overseas collectivities. 

Online Bingo in French Guiana

Bingo had not marked almost any kind of tradition in French Guiana. Consequently, there are no bingo halls nor online bingo sites in French Guiana as of January 2019. Access to foreign online bingo sites is however blocked by the authorities.

Online Sports betting in French Guiana

Online sports betting in this French collectivity is legal and highly popular. There are various online sportsbook sites in French Guiana, most of which are also licensed in France. Their betting offers are quite diverse, encompassing most of the available sports and sports events worldwide. Most of these sportsbooks are available through special apps on smartphones too. Foreign internet sportsbook sites are actively being blocked by the authorities. 

Online DFS in French Guiana

Online DFS sites in French Guiana do not have a legally regulated status. Considering the legality of online sports betting in this French overseas collectivity, it is very probable that internet Daily Fantasy Sports would soon receive a legal status in French Guiana.